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Salesianum names Gene Delle Donne as head football coach

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

  In a press conference Thursday afternoon at Salesianum Eugene “Gene” Delle Donne was introduced as the new head football coach for the Sals. Gene is taking over for Bill DiNardo who stepped down as head football coach this season. Delle Donne becomes the 13th head football coach at Salesianum.  “My family and I couldn’t be more excited to be …

Salesianum wins 2023 boys basketball state title

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Salesianum and William Penn both had tough roads getting through the bracket since neither team was a top seed. Salesianum came in as the No. 5 seed, while William Penn came in as the No.7 seed. Both teams came into this game battle tested and ready having had to knock off all the higher seeds to get there.    The …

Sanford defeats Ursuline for state championship

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

In front of a packed house Friday night at the Bob Carpenter Center Sanford and Ursline took the court against each other for the first time since 2019. Ursuline was able to defeat Sanford that year, but this year was a different story. The Sanford Warriors were able to hold off Ursuline en route to winning the 2023 DIAA Girls …

William Penn, Salesianum advance to boys championship

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

William Penn and Salesianum both won their semi final games to advance to the DIAA Boys Basketball championship this Saturday night at the Bob Carpenter center.     William Penn entered the night as the lowest seed at No. 7, but they knew they belonged. They reached the semis by knocking off the No.2 seed Seaford Blue Jays on their home …

Tower Hill, St. Mark’s and Lake Forest end mat title droughts

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Lewes – The have nots became the haves at the 67th Annual DIAA Individual State Wrestling Championships Saturday night at Cape Henlopen High School. Tower Hill ended the longest drought crowning their first two state champions since Bill Rankin won the 130 pound weight class for the Hillers in 1972. Tower Hill junior Jack Duffy won a dramatic 6-5 decision …

Top seed Middletown advances to final four at the Bob

Glenn Frazer Sports

The No. 1 seeded Middletown Cavaliers trailed early but fought back to take  a 15-10 lead after one quarter and would hold the advantage until the final buzzer in a 57-42 quarterfinal win at home Saturday. Number eight seed Sanford came out firing, going up 10-6 midway through the opening period thanks to two “three-point” shots by senior Sean Forrest. …